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CLC submitted a complaint to the Department of Justice on January 8, 2019 to investigate a failure to register as a lobbyist for a Chinese telecom company. Former Senator Joseph Lieberman had been advising the company, ZTE, on matters affecting U.S. policy, and are requesting that the Foreign Agent Registration Unit investigate.
The Defendant, Alvin Jaeger, the Secretary of State of North Dakota, filed a motion to dismiss the CLC lawsuit on January 7, 2019. CLC is alleging that North Dakota's voter ID law violates the constitutional rights of their clients.
CLC is fighting to protect the right of Maine citizens to use the electoral system they voted for by ballot initiative: ranked choice voting, which expands voter choice by allowing them to rank preferences for more than a single candidate.
On Friday, January 4, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it was taking two partisan gerrymandering challenges, out of North Carolina and Maryland. Oral arguments were scheduled for March 2019.
Brief for appellees in the U.S. Supreme Court case on partisan gerrymandering, Gill v. Whitford.